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Transparency in PE: Uncomfortable but often for the best

The public nature of CalPERS’ decision-making may be giving competitors an edge.
New York

NYCRS hires Finnish, Chilean pension execs in PE build out

The $208bn New York City Retirement Systems has hired two experienced private equity executives from Ilmarinen and AFP Capital.

Apollo’s Kleinman passes PE reins to Nord, Sambur

Senior partners Matt Nord and David Sambur will lead the firm’s $77bn private equity business.
Elizabeth Warren

Lawrence Golub: ‘Imagine what it will be like if Warren gets her way’

The Golub Capital chief executive spoke at sister title Private Debt Investor's New York Forum of the US presidential hopeful's stance against the private equity industry.
Khailee Ng, 500 Startups

Meet the Silicon Valley firm bringing impact to Indonesia

The UN Development Programme in Indonesia has selected 500 Startups to jointly launch an impact investing accelerator.

Can strong mid-market economy growth continue?

Mid-market companies have powered the US economy, but Thomas Stewart and Doug Farren of the National Center for the Middle Market see concerns rising.
Florida SBA

Inside Florida SBA’s manager selection process

Each investment or fund commitment should be able to survive the analytical rigour and the scrutiny of the pension's entire team, according to senior PE investment manager John Bradley.
Stephen Schwarzman

Blackstone’s $26bn haul backs Schwarzman’s ‘go big’ thesis

Stephen Schwarzman took a position early on in the firm’s development that modest goals and bold ones required similar effort to achieve. So why not aim high?
Alain Carrier

The Canadian LP view of global private markets

Key takeaways from CPPIB, OMERS and PSP at the Asia Summit in Singapore hosted by Milken Institute last week.

How to build a mid-market co-investment portfolio

Intelligent portfolio construction can create outperformance and simultaneously mitigate risk over multiple market cycles, say Capital Dynamics’ David Smith and Oliver Schumann

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